Go to Content Go to Navigation Go to Navigation Go to Site Search Homepage

Greater Boston Health Center of Boston, MA

Women's Health Clinic

About This Health Center

Operated by: Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Care No Matter What

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. Most birth control, annual exams, HIV testing, and STD testing will be covered for free, with no copay.

Language & Interpreters

English; Spanish; interpretation available for other languages

Please let us know if you need an interpreter when scheduling your appointment.

Services Offered

Our expert care providers offer care in the following services. Learn more about what services are offered, what to expect, and pricing.

Hours & Walk-Ins

Health Center Hours

Retrieving hours...

Day Hours
Mon 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tues 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wed 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thurs 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fri 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sat 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sun Closed

Please note that we'll be closed on these holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

More About This Health Center

Exceptions to normal hours of operation:

Tuesday, February 6th opening at 10:35am
Tuesday, February 13th opening at 10:15am
Monday, February 19th closed
Tuesday, February 20th open at 8:30am
Tuesday, February 27th open at 8:30am

**In the case of bad weather, please call prior to your appointment for information about closings.**
We welcome walk-in patients based on availability. We suggest you call ahead. You may find it more convenient to schedule an appointment.

Just want to talk?
Our Sexual Health Counseling and Referral Hotline is here for you. Call 1-877-686-5772 option 3. All calls to our hotline are:
 
  • Confidential
    Anonymous
    100% free of charge

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 800-258-4448 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

Book Appointment Call 800-258-4448

Insurance & Payments

We accept many private and public insurance plans. If you don't see your insurance listed, please call us at 800-258-4448.

With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. Most birth control, annual wellness exams, HIV, and STD screenings are covered for free, with no copay. Everyone deserves affordable health care.

I don’t have insurance or Medicaid

If you don't have insurance, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale. If you’re worried about cost, talk to us about how you can get health care that fits your budget.

Get Coverage

Payment Information

You can always come to us for care. We have affordable payment options. Our fees are based on your household income. Please bring either a pay stub or unemployment documentation if you have it. If you’re uninsured, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale.

I have insurance or Medicaid

We take the following insurance:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • BMC HealthNet
  • Celticare
  • Cigna
  • Fallon
  • Harvard-Pilgrim
  • Health New England
  • MassHealth
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Tufts
  • Unicare
  • United

Payment Options

Most health insurance plans now cover prescription birth control, annual wellness exams, and HIV and STD screenings with no copay, and many other services with some copay required. Contact your health insurance company directly to confirm that the services you need are covered and what, if any, out of pocket costs you are required to pay.

Additional Payment information

Payment is expected at time of service. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Major Credit/Debit Cards
  • Money Orders
  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, BMC HealthNet, Celticare, Cigna, Fallon, Harvard Pilgrim, Health New England, Massachusetts Medicaid/MassHealth, Neighborhood Health Plan, Network Health, Tufts, United Healthcare. Coverage for services may vary by plan, so please contact your insurance provider for specific coverage information.

If you plan to pay for your visit with a credit card that’s not your own, you must bring a letter from the cardholder with you.

If you are uninsured, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale.

Please bring the following documents if you have them:

  • pay stub
  • photo ID
  • proof of residence

Fees for services are based on your household income.

Please bring proof of income when you arrive for your visit.

If you do not have health insurance, read about health insurance options to find out how to get more affordable coverage and what to consider when choosing a plan.

clipboard

Additional Information

More Appointment Information

We’re unable to provide childcare at our health center. For safety reasons children need to be accompanied by an adult when they’re in the waiting room. Only infants can accompany you to the exam room. Please bring a friend or family member to be with your children if you don’t have childcare at home.

You can fill your birth control prescriptions at our health center instead of the pharmacy. any time we are open.

Planned Parenthood is proud to offer same day prescription refills. If you have an existing prescription with us, you can call to request to refill your birth control before noon, and your prescription will be available for pick up after 2pm on the SAME DAY. Please call ahead to verify pick-up hours.

Please note that if you are using health insurance to cover the cost of your prescription, there may be restrictions on how many refills you can receive at one time.

Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the waiting area unsupervised.

You can come to us for services that don’t require a medical exam. For example, birth control education and supplies; emergency contraception (AKA the morning after pill); pregnancy testing and counseling; STD testing, and testing and treatments for urinary tract infections.

How to Find Us
Click above to "View Map & Directions" or call 1-800-258-4448. You can take the MBTA Green B Line or 57 bus to the Babcock Street stop. Look for the bright blue Planned Parenthood banners outside of our building, next to Star Market. If you are driving, metered street parking is available; please bring quarters - each quarter is worth 12 minutes on the meter.

Planned Parenthood health centers are operated by regional Planned Parenthood affiliate organizations.

Learn more about our services.